[Fontconfig] FontConfig iso15924 tag for autoinstallation via PackageKit

Petr Gajdos pgajdos at suse.cz
Thu May 8 23:17:56 PDT 2014

On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 05:34:25PM -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On 14-04-30 03:45 AM, Frédéric WANG wrote:
> > Dear FontConfig & PackageKit developers,
> > 
> > I've recently worked on automatic font installation in Gecko-based
> > applications using PackageKit [1]. The current patch to add notifications for
> > missing glyphs in Gecko relies on script tags as defined in iso15924 [2] [3].
> The problem with choosing fonts based on script tags is that it doesn't work.
> Really.  Find me a font that supports script=Arab.  I don't think you can find
> any font right now that supports **all** Unicode characters for Arabic
> scripts.  If you did, it probably would be a junk font like GNU Unifont or

Actually, free font covering more than 50% wanted for openSUSE :P.



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